Survey says: City gallery features Canadian artist’s ‘inventive abstraction’

An award-winning abstract artist’s work is featured in a new exhibition at a London gallery. Dil Hildebrand’s 10 Year Survey is on at Michael Gibson Gallery until May 28. The exhibition follows Hildebrand’s “inventive abstraction” through 10 years of development until 2020, the first time such an exhibition has been curated, said Jennie Kraehling, the […]

Fans ache as COVID-19 postpones Chris Stapleton’s London show

Country music superstar Chris Stapleton’s Thursday night concert in London at Budweiser Gardens was postponed due to COVID-19, disappointing thousands of fans mere hours before showtime. In a statement, Stapleton said a positive case of COVID within the band was the reason he is pulling the plug for now on shows in London, Ottawa and […]

For troubled London teen Jason Allen, comedy was a life-saver

The world of funny is where Jason Allen found a life. Thursday, the 36-year-old London native, who entered adulthood a full-blown addict only to find a way out through laughter, will be at Poacher’s Arms for the release of his new CD, Known Alias. The show also features comedians Doug Koning, Dave Getachew, Aaron Stephenson, […]

Rocker JJ Wilde relishes opportunity to finally tour Juno-winning album

Finally, JJ Wilde gets to play her award-winning music for her fans. Finally, those fans get a chance to hear what compelled the Juno judges to choose Wilde’s sophomore CD Ruthless as rock album of the year in 2021. Wilde will open for The Glorious Sons – two-time winners of the Juno for rock album […]

‘Wonderful community’: Weekend gala showcases city performers, artists

It’s a one-stop introduction to the arts in London. The fourth Simple Reflections for Artists Gala at Museum London Saturday will feature music, dance and fine art from Londoners whose multicultural backgrounds represent more than two dozen countries. The free event, running from noon to 8 p.m., will feature 20 musicians and dancers and 16 […]

Avril Lavigne serves up London stop on Bite Me Canada tour

Avril Lavigne fans might just want to sink their teeth into this one. Lavigne is bringing her Bite Me Canada tour to London May 10 on the Performance Stage at Budweiser Gardens. Lavigne is touring with her boyfriend, singer-songwriter Mod Sun, and singer-songwriter grandson (a.k.a. Jordan Edward Benjamin). This will be the multiple Juno […]

You ready for the Canadian Country Music Awards? The Reklaws are

Well, so much for the sophomore slump. The Reklaws — sibling duo Stuart and Jenna Walker — are coming to London for the CCMA Awards carrying six nominations, the most of any Canadian country music stars. That’s fuelled by the success of their second album, Sophomore Slump, which was released a year ago along with […]

London artist invites public to her home to view new sculptures

London artist Deborah Worsfold didn’t know where the new inspiration was taking her during the pandemic. But the long-established painter’s muse, which had already carried her into the world of abstract painting and collage, ignited a new journey into sculpting. Saturday, Worsfold is inviting the public to view her creations —16 colourful and oddly shaped […]